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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Local Filmmaker to be Featured at the Bristol Historical Society's Young Artist's Series - June 6, 2009

Local Filmmaker to be Featured at the Bristol Historical Society's Young Artist's Series - June 6, 2009
FavoriteMedia and BurnBrite Promotions are proud to announce that independent filmmaker, Ryan Casey will be featured at the Bristol Historical Society's Young Artist Series on June 6, 2009 (7pm). His independent film, Crushing Pennies, will be screened at this event, and possibly, his first film, The Icon of 2nd Street.
The Bristol Historical Society began their Young Artists Series in March 2009. This celebration of local artists is the start of the Society's effort to showcase local and area artists, allowing them a venue to display their work to the public and expand their recognition and talent. The Crushing Pennies screening will be held at 7pm at the Bristol Historical Society building at 98 Summer Street in Bristol, Connecticut. The screening is open to the public. There is no charge to attend the event. Crushing Pennies was an official selection of the recent, 2009 Kent Film Festival. To learn more about the film and to view the Crushing Pennies trailer, visit: http://www.favoritemedia.net/. Ryan Casey, Executive Director of FavoriteMedia and BurnBrite Promotions is a Connecticut filmmaker and promotional entrepreneur who wrote and directed Crushing Pennies. Editing was provided by Gary Fierro of Fierro Films, Inc. Crushing Pennies is the second short film by Casey. The first, The Icon of 2nd Street starred local Connecticut native, Troy Farrand with cinematography done by Jeff Hoyt of KJ Films. The Bristol Historical Society promotes interest in local history. The non-profit Society collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources to enhance the present community and provide a historical context for future growth. Visit the website at: http://www.bristolhistoricalsociety.org/ to learn more about the Society. Connecticut-based FavoriteMedia provides film and video-production services for filmmakers and businesses, producing high-quality original productions that drop the jaw and engage the audience.
BurnBrite Promotions, via film and video, reaches targeted audiences through effective branding, general marketing campaigns, and web-based/interactive promotional methods. Not feeling connected to your customers? BurnBrite today! For more information, contact The Bristol Historical Society at: 860-583-6309.
This is not an RIFC Production

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